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Fanfaren, bitte! / drum rolls, please!

Margareta hat gestern ein das Fehlen der schmetternden Fanfaren und der knallenden Champagnerkorken beklagt, wenn man endlich ein selbstgefertigtes Stueck fertig gestellt hat. Fairyknits stellte daraufhin fest, dass sie genau aus diesem Grunde angefangen hat, zu bloggen – im Eintrag feiert sie ihr fertiges Stueck. 231 more words

Stricken / Knitting

A Mobius Fail, a Knitting Group and New Needles!

It’s been a busy week this one but I have still found time to whip out the needles when I can. My mobius cowl didn’t turn out quite to plan, I cast off at the weekend but it soon became clear that I had cast on far too many stitches and after 2 hours of binding off I was left with a cowl that hit the floor when I put in on! 329 more words


Boot cuffs and bed rest

Waiting for the arrival of Baby Wilson, my sorority sister Donna asked me to knit her some boot cuffs. I don’t own them, nor have I worn them, so I had to do some research to figure out how wide/long these things are supposed to be.  146 more words

Hobby Schmobby

stash-bust all the wool!

I have one remaining skein of the yarn I bought on my honeymoon in Gatlinburg, TN.  It’s a handspun Merino that has a lot of different colors swirling through it, but forest green is probably the most prevalent.  175 more words

Ready, steady, scarf!

And I’m off! It’s been a slow start for my scarf. Wool supply issues stopped me getting anything started until last night, and by the time I’d taught myself to cast on (thanks… 136 more words


Beaded Picot Cast On

A longer time ago I posted a beaded picot cast on with the beads outside of the picots. Romi has a tutorial with a beautiful version on her blog with the beads inside of the picots.